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Day05
Levkas – Ithaca
28nm
Cruise to Homer’s Ithaca. Explore a
landscape that resonates with ancient
folklore: the cave of the Nymphs, the
fountain of Arethusa, and the palace of
Odysseus. In the early evening go ashore
to the tavernas that line the bijou ports.
Day06
Ithaca – Cephalonia
17nm
Hop over to Fiskardo, Cephalonia’s
northernmost port. Amagnet for
superyachts, it is one of the chicest
fishing ports in the Ionian. Cruise south
toMyrtos beach, with its white sand and
azurewaters under sheer cliffs.
Days 07 + 08
Cephalonia – Zakinthos
46nm
The southernmost island in the Ionian
archipelago, Zakinthos is worth the
detour for its vineyards, orchards, olive
groves and fantastic beaches. Before
heading back to Cephalonia, relax in the
therapeutic sulphur springs around Keri.
Indepth
Day01
Corfu
Corfu has long been a favoured
stopover, and as such it is an amalgam
of numerous inherited cultures and
architectural styles. Full of appealing
villages and excellent beaches, the
island has plenty to keep the anchored
seafarer entertained.
Day02
Corfu – Paxos
30nm
Once you have had your fill of Corfu, the
stunning island of Paxos awaits. Cruise
alongside the dramatic Emritis Cliffs on
the northwest coast. Anchor in a quiet
cove or take the tender ashore to the
buzzing beaches.
Day03
Paxos – Anti Paxos – Levkas
35nm
The neighbouring island of Anti Paxos
is a haven for water sports enthusiasts.
Spend the afternoon anchored in one
of themany secluded coves before
cruising on to Levkas.
Day04
Levkas –Meganissi – Levkas
8nm
Levkas boasts an interior of wooded
hills encircled by a coastline of high
cliffs. Spend another day of water
sports activities in the deep coves and
turquoise bays of Meganissi, the largest
islet in the southern part of the island.
Don’t miss
Jump on a bike to explore
the lesser-known interiors
of some of these slands.
At a glance
1 – Corfu
2 – Paxos
3 – Anti Paxos
4 – Levkas
5 – Meganissi
6 – Ithaca
7 – Cephalonia
8 – Zakinthos
The Ionian Islands
The Ionian Sea is home to a number of beautiful Greek islands, collectively known as the Ionian Islands.
The area is one of themost scenic cruising grounds in theworld – a fitting setting for the great Homericmyths.
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